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Been in the deli biz for 40 years. Now would like to help set up others with my name, menu and expertise.

I have a great deli name and menu and over 40 years of deli experience having owned my own locations for the past 20+ years. I would like to offer turn key operations to others. Not a franchise with no continuing fees. Just pay for my help, (any or all of your setup, start to finish), my name and menu if you wish. I am not looking for a partner to own and operate, but just to help owners get setup and running...with continued support if wanted. Will assist anywhere in the U.S.

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ron...i am looking to do something in SC. what kind of investment is needed for a deli and how big a space do you need?

Nov 18, 2009
Chuck Woolweaver
Franchise Your Business in 60 Days
Palm Beach County, FL

Ron, you might consider franchising. I sprecialize in creating everthing you'll need to establish a successful franchise program.

Please visit my website for complete details or give me a call and I'll walk you through the entire process.

Chuck Woolweaver

Nov 18, 2009
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We wold like to have your opinion and advice on our small cafe/deli. Please visit website at You can contact us through the website. Thank you for your time.

Nov 18, 2009
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The Dean Group

Hi Ron,

I think that's a great idea. Don has the right idea. Come up with your differentiation and figure out what you have to offer that makes you unique, and what's in it for the operator. Then figure out how to package it.

A few quick ideas:

1. Have you considered writing and self-publishing a book? You could offer it to EXISTING deli owners who want to improve their sales, margins, etc. Would be a great way to introduce your service to a HUGE market.

2. Have you considered teaming with a business broker, or at least introducing yourself to a bunch of business brokers? It would be another great source of leads.

A direct mail postcard to existing delis might also drum up some business.

Best wishes.

I'm here if you need me.

Matt DeAngelis

Aug 29, 2009
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The BAF Group LLC

Ron, the first thing you need to do (in my view) is to put together a business plan that not only shows what the buyer would expect from you, but what you have to offer that would make it worth his while to affiliate with you. The next thing - or maybe at the same time - you still should talk to a franchise law attorney. Not because you want to franchise, but to make certain you don't do or say anything that can run afoul of franchise laws, and get you in trouble that way. This is a very touchy area.

Aug 15, 2009
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Ron, are you able to provide similar service to someone abroad? I am located in South East Asia and is looking to open up a deli business. My email is Thanks

Aug 14, 2009